[Pkg-nagios-devel] Bug#311695: Rather difficult to reproduce
Don Armstrong <firstname.lastname@example.org>, email@example.com
Thu, 2 Jun 2005 21:25:03 -0700
[Just to reiterate what we discussed on IRC for those following along
On Fri, 03 Jun 2005, Andres Salomon wrote:
> Nope; nagios's resource.cfg was totally unconfigured. What I suspect
> (I can tell you for sure tomorrow, when I'm at work) is that one of
> the default mysql users (the '' user) was not removed; so, nagios
> could connect with user '', and no password. Just doing a fresh
> mysql-server install and a nagios-mysql install gets me:
> Jun 2 23:56:10 spiral nagios: Error: Could not lock status data tables
> in database ''
> Jun 2 23:56:40 spiral last message repeated 2 times
> Jun 2 23:57:40 spiral last message repeated 4 times
> Same type of error, though not nearly as frequently.
You couldn't get this unless you allow a blank user to connect to
mysql, which isn't the default configuration of mysql-server.
> Only if you've modified the mysql.user table to not accept a blank user.
By default, the only users are 'root' and 'debian-sys-maint'.
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